Third generation Beth Tzedec member, Debbie’s grandfather, J. Barney Goldhar, was a founding Board member and past Chairman. Her father, Paul Rothstein, is a Past President. She is currently Chair of the Board of Governors. Director of Finance at Wilder and Rose Inc., Debbie is married to Michael Friedman and has two children, Emma, studying at Queen's University and Zachary, studying at Western University. Through expanding programming options, Debbie seeks to secure Beth Tzedec’s place as a centerpiece of Jewish life in Toronto.